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Jul 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
is convicted. both suspects are due in court next week. >>> >>> the u.s. economy had the weakest growth in almost a year. the commerce department said the gross domestic product grew 2.4% in april, may and june. that is down from 3.7% revised number. weaker consumer spending and less growth from companies rebuilding inventories are seen as the main factor for the drop in growth. >>> the transit labor dispute is heading to court today. the judge may decide whether or not to overturn a contract that was imposed on transit employees. the contract changed work rules and shifted hours. that angered a lot of bus drivers who have been accused of staging a sickout. they say they need concessions from the union to reduce the budget deficit. they say if the judge reinstates the old contracts, all weekend transit service could be eliminated. >>> all right. time is 7:08. >>> yesterday we had call train delays. do we have them today. >> we do furtherly. we have a train that's been cancelled. i'm looking at the e-mail sent from cal train. let me pull this up here. it is train 309. it has been cancell
Jul 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
more on your forecast coming up. >>> 7:14. the u.s. government is allowing the cap to remain on bp's ruptured well and there are new plans being discussed for another attempt to permanently seal the well. the government says although engineers have found some seepage from the newly installed cap, it's not significant enough to order bp to open the cap. bp and government officials are also clothing the idea of a new operation to plug the well called a static kill. it's similar to the top kill operation that failed almost two months ago. but some scientists say there's less pressure in the well right now so it might succeed. >>> right now, in louisiana, it is day two of a five-day hearing looking into the circumstances around the explosion and sinking of the "deepwater horizon" rig on april 20th. testifying now, these are live pictures, is a bp executive who was in charge of the op ranges on the -- operations on "the deepwater horizon." two others are also scheduled to testify. >>> bp is sure to be a hot topic at the white house today as well. the new british prime minister, david ca
Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT
,000 locations all over america. >>> secretary clinton is in pakistan announcing a massive new u.s. aid program. she's unveiling a five-year, $7.5 billion package that will focus on water, energy and health projects. >>> 7:5. we're following the -- 7:15. we're following a reaction to the split in the tea party movement. that's after a conservative commentator was expelled from the organization because of a controversial blog post. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the latest. >> reporter: that's right. the national tea party federation has cut teas with one of the most prominent and vocal tv commentators. mark billions wrote a letter that he called from colored -- mark williams wrote a letter that he called and the tea party says they need to do more. >> they have to act responsibility and keep doing what they did to mark williams. >> reporter: the tea party movement is trying to gain momentum heading into november's elections and that means distancing itself from what it calls fringe elements of the party. as for williams, he seems to be rejecting his ouster. he s
Jul 23, 2010 7:00am PDT
was pronounced dead at the scene. he's a reservist with the u.s. military. the neighbors say they didn't know the victim's name but he was nice and said hello in passing. but the seemingly nature of what happened has made them think about one issue. >> yeah, safety issues. i have a kid. we stay here. it's not enough patrol out here. >> the coroner's office collected the body around 5:00 a.m. police say they don't are a motive but wouldn't talk about what kind of shell casing they found there. there's little squares there. police usually use those to mark where the bullets are. kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. oakland firefighters are investigating a large indoor marijuana operation right now at the scene of a residential house fire. the fire started shortly after 5:00 a.m. at a home on telegraph avenue on 33rd street. firefighters say the back side of the home caught fire. when they went inside, they found the entire third floor filled with pot plants. they did not find any people inside, just one dog. we'll have a live report coming up on "mornings on 2". >>> and this morning, fir
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
. the afghani government, the pakistani government, the u.s. government have all protested this leak but the editors from the website have defended what they have done. they say leaders are trying to fudge the casualty figures. they say there's also major friction between leaders who are allegedly trying to target the insurgents. the white house has condemned this leak and put american lives in danger. the editors of the site say if you look at the documents and the site, be aware. some of the military's own information cannot be trusted. >> those are legitimate all rights. it doesn't mean that the contents are true. >> people should exercise caution? >> people should exercise caution. >> reporter: the site has been offline much of the day. it goes back online, back offline. so many people downloading these 90,000-plus confidential u.s. military records. live in washington, scott macfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> we're also following new developments out of -- out of afghanistan where afghan officials are confirming taliban claims that a neighborvy sailor has been ki
Jul 21, 2010 7:00am PDT
in a movie starring brad pit. >>> stocks wobbling a little bit. yahoo! dispointed the market. the >>> the u.s. senate is expected to pass a bill that would expend unemployment benefits for 2.5 millions. democrats overcame a philly butter with the supports of two republican senators and the new senator from west virginia. after a senate vote, the to the is expected to approve it. >>> dozens of farm workers prayed in front of governor schwarzenegger's office calling on him to sign a bill that would pay him extra time. the bill would overturn a 1945 law which exempts farm workers from overtime pay unless they work more than ten hours a day. most california workers get overtime after eight hours. the california farm bureau says changing the law would put some farmers out of business. the governor has not said whether he will sign the bill. >>> 7:45. we're following some new developments about that controversial firing of the federal agriculture department official. the secretary of agriculture now says he needs to take another look at the supposed racist comments made by that employee. alison bur
Jul 27, 2010 7:00am PDT
the festival can use marijuana openly. >>> in philadelphia, former u.s. secretary of state condoleezza rice, will play the piano while aretha franklin sings to raise money for inner city youth. rice, who was trained as a classical pianist, will also play a piece with the orchestra. the goal is to raise money for detroit and philadelphia as well as awareness for music and arts. why they are a fascinating -- >> they are a fascinating combination. >> yes. >>> let's go back to sal. you have a lot of things, including what you are watching in walnut creek. >> that's right. you can see it's a car fire blazing away there on eastbound 24. the fire department has pulled up. it looks like engine 13 on the shoulder. if you see a car fire you have to stay in the right lane. you don't want to drive by it. this car is a total loss. eastbound 24 at 80. there is a lot of thick black smoke rising in the area. that's where it is. you see it in your neighborhoods, you know what that is all about. let's move along and take a look at northbound 880. that traffic is moderately heavy getting past the coliseum. at
Jul 28, 2010 7:00am PDT
into the hills surrounding the capital city of islamabad, killing all 152 people on board. the u.s. embassy says two americans were among those killed. the cause of the crash is not immediately killed. but government officials say they do not suspect terrorism. the plane left from karachi and was trying to land in islamabad during cloudy and rainy weather. >>> today is the 100th day of the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. since a temporary cap was put on a few weeks ago, cleanup crews say the oil on the water surface seems to be clearing up much quicker than they thought. this week they've only been collecting oil for one day. but they are still concerned about the large amounts of oil that dissolve below the surface and its potential effect on sea life. >>> on capitol hill, there is a growing anti-war movement among lawmakers in the latest vote to fund the war in afghanistan, dozens of democrats voted now. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with that story. >> reporter: good morning, alison. almost the entire bay area delegation voted against it. nancy pelosi did not vot
Jul 16, 2010 7:00am PDT
medtals in the 2000 olympics. seven u.s. sprinters have won back those medals that were stripped from them. so that news is just coming in from swifter land and we will continue to follow that story for you. >>> the battle is now heading to a courtroom, we will tell you about that. it is over overtime. >> san jose police will avoid lay offs, what they agreed to to make that happen. >>> city officials aren't happen this morning. we will tell you about a major business there that's packing up and moverring out. >>> we have a recall for you this morning that will have you checking your fridge. five years ago i was twice the man i am today. literally. i mean, i couldn't even bend down. so my first day at the gym when the trainer asked me about my goals, i said, "i just want to own a pair of shoes with laces." now i'm exercising more and eating lean protein like jennie-o turkey. i think it's working. anncr: be well... with all the great tasting ways to eat lighter. only from jennie-o. >>> good morning. some already clear, sunny and into the 60s near 7 70 but there's a little more fog. still
Jul 22, 2010 7:00am PDT
. the u.s. embassy says three foreign contractors have been filled in a mortar attack on baghdad's green zone. that's all we know right now. we don't know names. we don't know anything else that's happening. this is just coming in. but this is the latest from baghdad in iraq. three foreign contractors have just been killed. more details as they are available. >>> and we have more breaking news. this time from the east bay. police activity has shut down a busy roadway. sal will have detail. we'll be right back. >>> the international monetary fund is lending a big helping hand to haiti. they've cancelled haiti's $268 million debt. it will lend them another $60 million to help with reconstruction after yarn's devastating -- after january's devastating earth. they are hoping this will encourage international donors who promised aid to haiti to deliver on the promises so the pace of reconstruction can be increased. >>> there are more lawsuits filed against bp. the latest from new york and ohio pension funds. government leaders in the two states say pension funds there have lost almost $200 mi
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